Entries in 'Hardware' (335)

PCs suffered largest ever global sales decline in 2013

PCs suffered largest ever global sales decline in 2013

Global PC sales fell at their fastest rate ever in 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

UK online retailer ShopTo says it is enjoying its most successful year on record.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 10th 2014 at 11:04AM in News
PS4 'wins' November NPD and takes US sales lead; No Wii U numbers released

PS4 'wins' November NPD and takes US sales lead; No Wii U numbers released

Although certain press releases issued last night may make you think the opposite, it is PS4 that has emerged as the early leader in the next-gen US sales race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2013 at 9:19AM in News
Xbox One sells 2m units in 18 days

Xbox One sells 2m units in 18 days

Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One has sold 2m units on its first 18 days of availability.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 2:27PM in News

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Rubin: Nintendo is irrelevant as a hardware manufacturer

Rubin: Nintendo is irrelevant as a hardware manufacturer

Naughty Dog co-founder and former boss of now defunct publisher THQ has written off Nintendo’s position in the hardware business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 10:14AM in News
Xbox One doubles 360's week one UK sales; Forza 5 highest placed exclusive in charts

Xbox One doubles 360's week one UK sales; Forza 5 highest placed exclusive in charts

Microsoft’s brand new Xbox One claimed 80% of the UK’s total hardware sales last week, doubling the week one sales of Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2013 at 9:27AM in News
Read everything you need to know about the PlayStation 4 in the latest MCV

Read everything you need to know about the PlayStation 4 in the latest MCV

It's the PS4 launch issue of MCV, which details everything you need to know about Sony's next console ahead of its launch on November 29th.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 2:24PM in News
Bookies tip PS4 for next-gen dominance this Christmas

Bookies tip PS4 for next-gen dominance this Christmas

Paddy Power has installed PS4 as its firm favourite to be the best-selling console of 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 2:11PM in News

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eBay sees huge next-gen console sales

eBay sees huge next-gen console sales

Over 10,000 PS4 consoles were sold on eBay last weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 9:52AM in News
Sony expects 'good supply' of PS4s throughout launch window

Sony expects 'good supply' of PS4s throughout launch window

It may be nearly impossible to find a launch day PS4 in the UK any more, but Sony reckons the console’s supply situation is in good shape.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 12:37PM in News
Sony offers list of PS4 Blinking Blue Light fixes

Sony offers list of PS4 Blinking Blue Light fixes

A number of fixes have been offered by Sony for new PS4 owners whose console has displayed the blinking blue light fault warning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 10:49AM in News
Sony: Launch PS4s have 0.4% fail rate, within expectations

Sony: Launch PS4s have 0.4% fail rate, within expectations

As few as 0.4 per cent of launch PS4 consoles are experiencing technical problems, Sony has stated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2013 at 11:42AM in News

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Sony 'investigating' PS4 hardware problem reports

Sony 'investigating' PS4 hardware problem reports

Reports of PS4s with faulty HDMI output ports are “isolated incidents”, Sony has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2013 at 2:40PM in News
Steam controllers won't go third-party

Steam controllers won't go third-party

Valve won't let third parties design and sell their own Steam controllers like it's encouraging them to do with Steam machines, the company has revealed.

by Seth Tipps
on Nov 12th 2013 at 1:40PM in News
Xbox One Force Feedback wheel won't arrive until 2014

Xbox One Force Feedback wheel won't arrive until 2014

Mad Catz has said that its Xbox One racing wheel won’t be released until some time after Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2013 at 10:46AM in News
GamesAid auctioning off White Commemorative Edition Xbox One console

GamesAid auctioning off White Commemorative Edition Xbox One console

UK video games charity GamesAid has a very special item on auction for those pondering an Xbox One Purchase.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2013 at 3:31PM in News

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Steam Machine prototype unveiled

Steam Machine prototype unveiled

Valve has revealed the prototype design of its upcoming Steam Machine hardware.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2013 at 7:25PM in News
Blockbuster promises next-gen console pre-order refunds

Blockbuster promises next-gen console pre-order refunds

Troubled UK retailer Blockbuster WILL refund customers who have paid for PS4 or Xbox One pre-orders.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 9:13AM in News
300MB day one patch needed to activate key PS4 features

300MB day one patch needed to activate key PS4 features

A host of functionality for Sony’s PS4 will only be available to users once they have downloaded a 300MB patch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2013 at 9:51AM in News
2DS drops below £100 at UK retail

2DS drops below £100 at UK retail

Nintendo’s handheld console 2DS has dropped below the £100 barrier at several UK retailers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 2:03PM in News
GameStop Black Friday leak shows Zelda: Link Between Worlds 3DS XL

GameStop Black Friday leak shows Zelda: Link Between Worlds 3DS XL

The recently unveiled The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds 3DS XL bundle is set to launch in North America, according to an upcoming GameStop advertisement.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 20th 2013 at 10:42AM in News
GAME clarifies Watch Dogs PS4 bundle situation

GAME clarifies Watch Dogs PS4 bundle situation

Those who have ordered the PS4 Watch Dogs bundle from GAME have been told that their console pre-orders are secure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2013 at 2:36PM in News
PC sales decline continues

PC sales decline continues

PC sales worldwide have seen a further decline, falling almost 10 per cent compared to the same period in 2012, as consumers continue to choose tablets, a new report claims.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Oct 11th 2013 at 10:48AM in News
MadCatz prices its Mojo Android console at £219.99

MadCatz prices its Mojo Android console at £219.99

Mojo, the upcoming Android console form peripherals specialist MadCatz, has been given an eye-watering £219.99 RRP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2013 at 4:17PM in News
Blaze and Tommo fight back in Neo Geo X dispute

Blaze and Tommo fight back in Neo Geo X dispute

Tommo and Blaze have rebutted SNK’s attempts to shut down the Neo Geo X console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2013 at 11:04AM in News